Thursday, September 29, 2022

Charles Cerami

Charles Cerami passed away at his home in Hope, NJ on March 28, 2022. Charles was born in Newark, NJ on March 24, 1937, to Charles and Caroline (Becker) Cerami.

Charles was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army in which he served from 1955 to 1957. He worked for 35 years for Gallo Distributors as a salesman.

 He loved fishing, duck hunting, riding on his tractor and traveling. Charles especially loved to travel to Italy, to his hometown of “Cerami” Sicily. He also loved trees in particular his Christmas tree farm.

Above all, Charles loved his family.  He is survived by his loving wife of 38 years, Beatrice “Bea”. His children; Teena Ryczko (Eric), Dawn Zappasodi, Lisa Oliveri (Robert), and Todd Cerami (Laura Frank). His 9 grandchildren; Nicole, Ryan, Kirk, Briana, Madison, Samantha, Silvio, Alex, and Anna Marie and 6 great grandchildren; Penn, Rosalie, Mia, Michael, Abigail, and Toby. Charles is also survived by his sister Nancy Zizic.

Charles was predeceased by his sister; Rosemary, his sons; James and Larry and son in law; Dr. Silvio Zappasodi.

Charles is entrusted to the care of Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825.